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Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion

Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion

Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion


I just finished installing server 2019 standard and noticed it is the core interface. Is there a way to convert to full GUI? I have been looking for Server 2019 Desktop experience but can't locate it anywhere.

Any help is appreciated.

Thank you,


RE: Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion

No, there is not. From Server 2016 onwards, Microsoft removed this capability

Quote (Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (and later))

Unlike some previous releases of Windows Server, you cannot convert between Server Core and Server with Desktop Experience after installation.

RE: Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion

Thank you!

RE: Server 2019 Core to GUI conversion

install windows management tools on your PC.

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